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Trees of Mystery
The two RV Gypsies stopped at Trees of Mystery in Klamath, California, and spent a few hours admiring the different trees, riding the aerial tram, and seeing some tall tale sculptures.

June 14, 2015

The Indians called this "A place of Spirits."

trees of Mystery sign
trees of Mystery sign

There were giant Paul Bunyan and Babe statues in the parking lot. This is the third time the two RV Gypsies have come across a Paul Bunyan statue. This one is the biggest of the three, at 49 feet 2 in and 30,000 pounds. The one is Oscoda, Michigan is only 13 feet tall. The one in Bimidji, Minnesota is 18 feet tall and ways 2.5 tons. All can be seen by using the TOC button above and choosing the letter P for Paul, or by choosing the Big Oddities button.

trees of Mystery gift shop
Paul Bunyan sign

Below: Paul Bunyan was carved with a chainsaw. As children sat by or walked near Paul Bunyan and talked, Paul responded in a very loud voice to whatever the children said, which of course, caused a surprise reaction from everyone.

Paul Bunyan and Babe
Babe

Part of a map showing location of Paul Bunyan and more - Plus the inside the gift shop - a giant BIGFOOT.

map
Bigfoot

Lee checked out the price tag on this amethyst - $5,995.00 - No, the two RV Gypsies did NOT buy it.

giant amythest
giant amethyst
map

The Entrance to the Trees of Mystery trail, the pay station, and a big branch that has fallen from a tree.

The Entrance
big branch that has fallen

The Kingdom of Trees trail is dedicated to the majesty and awe of being within a Coastal Redwood forest. Extraordinary specimens of Coastal Redwoods, Sitka Spruce and Douglas Fir are highlighted along the trail with informational displays and audio presentations.

sign and photos of the trees Karen Duquette on the pathway
sign: World's largest family tree Family Tree sign

awesomeThe Family Tree: Twelve living trees in one tree with only one trunk

The Family Tree
The Family Tree
The Family Tree

Nature's Underpass

Nature's Underpass
Fallen Giant sign
Karen Duquette with the Fallen Giant root structure

Below: part of The Fallen Giant - total length 320 feet

part of the Fallen Giant

A Coast Redwood tree - height 200-300 feet

sign: A Coast Redwood tree
A Coast Redwood tree

Below: Wildflower Garden and a water wheel

sign: Wildflower Garden
water wheel
water wheel
sundial statue

Below: Elephant tree. The two RV Gypsies are not sure what part of this tree looks like an elephant.

Elephant tree
Elephant tree

Lee grabbed onto a big tree branch from the Upside Down Tree that extends over the path.

Lee Duquette and a big tree branch
Lee Duquette and a big tree branch
sign: upside down tree
part of the Upside down tree
part of the Upside down tree

Below: A 10-foot in diameter tree became a fallen giant. It had to be cut for safety.

10-foot diameter tree stump
a fallen giant tree
more of a fallen tree
sign: trees from Ripleys Believe it or not
sign: Octopus tree
Octopus tree
Octopus tree

Another Fallen Giant tree

Another Fallen Giant tree
sign: Another Fallen Giant tree
root structure
root structure

Redwood Burl

Redwood Burl
sign: Redwood Burl
Douglas Fir
Douglas Fir
Douglas Fir

Lightning Tree sign - look for the zig-zag in the tree

Ligtning Tree sign
Ligtning Tree

The Trinity Tree

The Trinity Tree
The Trinity Tree

Below is one of the most majestic trees of all, the Cathedral Tree; nine living trees growing as one in a natural cathedral formation.

sign: Cathedral Tree

Notice the person in the photo below of the Cathedral Tree.

Cathedral Tree
Cathedral Tree
wedding saying
in memory of Joseph B Strauss sign
wedding signs
map

Baby Cathedral Tree

sign: Baby Cathedral Tree
Baby Cathedral Tree

Candelabra Tree

Candelabra Tree Lee at the Candelabra Tree
Brotherhood Tree sign
Lee Duquette at the Brotherhood Tree
Brotherhood Tree
sign
sign
sign
sign
sign
sign
stumps
tree stumps
tree stumps
tree stumps
tree bark
sign showing age of tree
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Menu for the two RV Gypsies in California. You may view these 4 sections in any order you choose. There is also a link to Oregon at the bottom of this page.

You do not have to return here to continue from page to page because there is a link at the bottom of each page for further navigation.

Section 1 of 4: San Diego

Entering the state of California

Mount Helix Park

USS Midway (CV-41)
& several memorials

A National Salute to Bob Hope
and The Military

Unconditional Surrender Statues (FL 2013 & CA 2015)

Artwork - "Our Silences"

Beaches in San Diego

Balboa Park

Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

San Diego Botanical Gardens

Cabrillo National Monument

Pio Pico Thousand Trails

Hotels

Section 2 of 4: Los Angeles County

Fairflex Los Angeles KOA in Pomona

Mt. Baldy Park

Los Angles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden - page 1 of 6

Section 3 of 4: San Francisco

Fisherman's Wharf and the seals

Lombard - The zig-zag street

Golden Gate Bridge - 2009 and 2015

Eureka KOA

Section 4 of 4: The Redwoods - Giant trees & more

Willits - Gateway to the Redwoods

Travel photos and some elk

Avenue of the Giants

The Drive Thru Tree #1

The Drive Thru Tree #2

Beach at Redwood National Park

Trees of Mystery - page 1

Aerial Tram at Trees of Mystery

Tall Tale trail at Trees of Mystery

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